Archaeological Museum timings - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Open All Days.
Archaeological Museum- Rs 5/- Per Person,
Entry free for children upto 15 Years.
Charges for still camera: Rs 25/-
Purana Qila-Old Fort, is the oldest fort among all forts in Delhi and, the oldest known structure of any type in Delhi. It was re built by the Afghan king Sher Shah Suri, on the same site, which was perhaps the site of Indraprastha, believed to be the capital of the Pandavas. Sher Shah raised the citadel of Purana-Qal'a with an extensive city-area sprawling around it. Consequently the fort is considered by some, to be 'The first city of Delhi'. Excavations carried out by Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) at Purana Quila in 1954-55 (trial trenches) and again 1969 to 1973 have unearthed Painted Grey Waredating 1000 B.C.
Rich heritage well maintained and lovely to visit on a cold morning for a run with friends... The grounds are well manicured and was in full bloom with lovely flowers welcoming us. Two structures from the past still remaining inside the Purana Qila, namely Sher Mandal(the library & observatory) and...More
If you like going out with your kids for boating in Delhi then Purana Quila is a good option for you. It can be a complimentary visit after visiting Zoo which shares a common car parking area to it. Its a Govt run place but still follows certain standards of getting in a ques for ticket for a boat ...More
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